Loretto Link is a non-canonical, non-profit membership organization and spiritual community founded in 2017 to carry forward the mission and spirit of Loretto. Loretto Link is grounded in the principles of subsidiarity and democratic member participation. We carry out our mission through member-formed working groups.

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Loretto Link meeting a success

By Loretto Community / March 1, 2024 /
A woman with short grey hair and glasses laughing candidly while speaking into a microphone at her hand while she stands at an indoor social event where others around her are sitting at tables.

The Loretto Link meeting in St. Louis in January, the second in-person meeting since Link’s inception five-plus years ago, was a rousing success! One of the highlights was a presentation…

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Loretto Link Looks to a Vibrant Future

By Kim Klein CoL / November 29, 2023 /
Eleven woman stand in staggered rows on a staircase smiling for a group photo

Loretto Link is five years old! The organization was created to help carry on the mission and spirit of Loretto, and we incorporated as a nonprofit in 2018. Our members are steeped…

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Journey to Montgomery

By Martha Crawley CoL / April 1, 2023 /
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In mid-February, 12 Loretto Link members and friends took a journey to Montgomery, Ala. The trip was initiated and orchestrated by members of the Loretto Link Good Trouble Working Group,…

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Loretto Link Members Help Carry Forward Mission, Spirit of Loretto

By Loretto Community / March 27, 2023 /
A group of women post for a photo in front of a mural depicting leaders of the American Civil Rights movement.

Loretto Link is one of the newest organizations in Loretto. Its mission is “to carry forward the mission and spirit of Loretto in spiritual community with equal participation and voice…

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The Good Trouble Working Group Takes a Trip to Montgomery

By Loretto Community / March 22, 2023 /

“As I walked across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, retracing the movement of the marchers who were demonstrating for the right to vote in 1965, I thought of how, as…

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Speak Up, Speak Out and Get out the Vote!

By Mary Catherine Rabbitt SL / October 5, 2022 /

Oh, the days dwindle down to a precious few, September, November!  Willie Nelson, “September Song” That line from “September Song” is a fitting way to begin an exhortation for all of…

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Loretto Goes to Washington

By Lillian Moskeland CoL / September 1, 2022 /
A poster of a bright colored sunset, with blue silhouette of protesters with a large green shape displaying the name Loretto Community in white letters above the title on the bottom the reading: Loretto Community Link Joins the Poor People's Campaign for Justice & Peace

How could we have done it without Carolyn Jaramillo? She and so many helpers worked for months to get our Loretto travelers to Washington, D.C. with confidence, excitement and eagerness…

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Localization Workshop Planned for This Month

By Lisa Reynolds CoL / July 1, 2022 /

Where were you a year ago on the hot summer afternoon of July 17, 2021? Many of us were engaged in the first annual Workshop on Localization, presented by the…

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Localize Our Future – SAVE THE DATE!

By Loretto Community / May 3, 2022 /

Join us on the afternoon of July 17th for an online collaborative presentation from Loretto Link’s Cooperative Economics (CEWG), Loretto Earth Network (LEN) and Loretto Outreach. We will present the…

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Loretto Link Retreat Recap

By Kathleen Tighe SL / September 1, 2021 /
Two women smile together for a picture while holding a jar of jam together.

Loretto Link was founded to continue the values and missions of the Loretto Community and is committed to operating from a spiritual foundation. On July 10 and 11, Loretto Link…

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Spotlight on Loretto Link

By Loretto Community / August 16, 2021 /
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The 200-plus year history of Loretto inspired a small group of Loretto members in 2012 to start thinking and talking about the future. This group, initially called “Civil Incorporation,” received…

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Localization: Towards Economic and Environmental Justice

By Loretto Community / May 4, 2021 /

The Loretto Link working group Cooperative Economics in collaboration with Loretto Earth Network, Sustainable and Intentional Community at the Motherhouse, Sustainable Communities for Equity and Food Justice (Prop 10), and…

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